Site Trainer

Orchard House Foods are currently recruiting for a Trainer at our Gateshead site. In Gateshead, we manufacture freshly prepared fruit for both the retail and convenience channels, as well as key foodservice partners. We make high quality, delicious food-to-go products. As a Trainer ensure that all identified operational/compliance training activity is effectively planned, delivered and evaluated. Health & Safety is of key significance to this role and excellent attention to detail is imperative to support continuous improvements in the H&S culture on site Key Responsibilities: Deliver operational/compliance Training to all employees including agency workers, reviewing and refreshing training on an ongoing basis in line with best practice, H&S guidelines and customer requirements Work closely with departmental managers to ensure that business training priorities are met to agreed timelines & attend/minute the weekly training meeting. Work closely with your Supervisor on training gap analysis and training hours administration, record keeping and target review (including maintenance of Papaya training system). Work closely with your Supervisor to drive continuous improvements in all training activities. Create and update Standard Operating Procedures where required and deliver training accordingly. To work with your supervisor in managing the SOP authorisation process / sign off. Play an active role in Health & Safety activities on site, including assisting Managers and other colleagues in areas such as accident investigations and risk assessment review (developing managers wherever possible in this area). Control and update risk assessments including COSHH. Ensure good manufacturing practice (GMP) is followed at all times. (Clean as you go, SOP adherence etc). Promote and encourage a Total Quality Management approach to our process and practices. Communicate changes to procedures to all relevant employees, train accordingly and maintain appropriate records. Monitor, maintain and drive improvements of departmental KPIs. Ensure the safety, quality, authenticity and legality of our products are maintained at all times through compliance with Food Safety and quality procedures and systems. To carry out other duties as may be required by the business. Attributes: Must be able to work using own initiative. An understanding of the importance of traceability to the business. An understanding of the principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point techniques. A high level of concentration and attention to detail, a commitment to right first time. Inherent understanding of site hygiene, technical and Health & Safety requirements. Able to understand and implement Good Manufacturing Practice. Good administrative skills required to record data and complete paperwork accurately. Good IT Skills (excel, word, outlook, PowerPoint). Excellent communicator at all levels and can demonstrate a can-do attitude. What can we offer you? Competitive salary. 33 Days annual leave (inclusive of Bank Holidays). Monday Friday working. If this sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you
Gateshead, England, UK
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